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A truck driver from Scotland was planning early retirement after winning a record payout after placing a bet on a virtual horse race at his local bookie.
A spokesman for Ladbrokes, which owned the shop, said the Stuart Johnstone will earn $132,460 after placing the winning bet on four horses. Approximately 250,000 people a week watch computerized horses race around virtual courses.
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